5:15 PM EDT, Wed May 04, 2016
New York Post Apr 21, 2016

Rick DiPietro’s radio breakthrough dampened by NHL longing

Rick DiPietro always imagined his career taking off during the Stanley Cup playoffs — just not this career. The former Islanders goalie turned ESPN New York radio (98.7 FM) host got the latest bump in his media career this week when it was announced highlights of his and Alan Hahn’s show will be aired nightly...
New York Post Apr 21, 2016

Why years of failure give Isles their biggest X-factor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Before the playoffs began, the Islanders believed this year would be different because this team was different. Before embarking on their third postseason trip in the past four years, they expected their experience to be able to swing the outcome. “We’re a little more comfortable understanding what playoff hockey is all...
New York Post Apr 21, 2016

Denis Potvin: Islanders fans threw drinks at me

What have you done for them lately? At the end of the Islanders’ 2-1 loss Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first-round series at Barclays Center, longtime Islanders captain and four-time Stanley Cup champion Denis Potvin, a TV analyst with the Panthers for more than two decades, reportedly had beverages tossed down on him...
New York Post Apr 21, 2016

Jaromir Jagr’s unfathomable futility continues

It may be a matter of time, but time is running out. Jaromir Jagr is the third-leading scorer in NHL history, and at 44, is again an MVP candidate after leading the Panthers in scoring during the team’s record-setting regular season, but the future Hall of Famer has an unfathomable streak of 35 straight playoff...
New York Post Apr 21, 2016

Isles’ concerning trait could cost them if they’re not careful

For the longest time, it seemed the Islanders were hell-bent on hanging their hats on a statistical oddity. If it feels like they’ve been chasing their tails this whole series … well, they have. And they’ve been chasing the Florida Panthers for almost every moment of the series. They have played four games now, the...
New York Post Apr 20, 2016

Islanders blow home-ice advantage again, fall to Panthers

There are only a handful of players as talented as John Tavares, just a few people in the world who could transform trash to art as often as he does. There are only so many others who could be assigned the savior of a downtrodden franchise and actually succeed in bringing that team back to...

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